Thyroid Cancer

  • Topic Info:More than 56,000 people are diagnosed with thyroid cancer each year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute.

    "I need to have a thyroidectomy, which means that I'm going to have a nice big scar right here across my neck," Brooke Burke-Charvet "Dancing With the Stars" co-host revealed in a video. But with medical advancement in robotic surgey, is Brooke a candidate to have the minimally invasive procedure without any scar?

    Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD discusses Thyroid disease prevention and the exciting new option for thyroid surgery where there aren't any neck incisions or scaring.
  • Book Title: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease
  • Host: Melanie Cole, MS